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Hart, Elizabeth (Lizzie) (1852–1926)

Mrs. Elizabeth Hart, who died at 576 St. Kilda road, Melbourne, on November 6, was a daughter of the late Hon. Edward Cohen of Clarendon, East Melbourne, and of his wife, who was the daughter of one of the oldest Jewish families, the Benjamins. She was a sister of Sir Benjamin Benjamin. She was 74 years of age. Her husband, Mr. Alfred D. Hart, one son, Mr. Rupert A. Hart, of Melbourne, and three daughters, Mrs. Julius Benjamin, Mrs. Harold Brasch (both of Melbourne) and Mrs S. S. Cohen (Sydney), who is the second daughter, survive her. Mrs. Hart was a very unostentatious woman, very charitable, and will be missed by many. The funeral, which was a very large one, took place at St. Kilda Cemetery on November 7.

Original publication

  • Hebrew Standard of Australasia (Sydney), 12 November 1926, p 9 (view original)

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Citation details

'Hart, Elizabeth (Lizzie) (1852–1926)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 31 March 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Cohen, Elizabeth

8 April 1852
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


6 November 1926
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

blood poisoning

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